Divorce Law

Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Spousal support is a form of alimony paid to the recipient by the paying spouse. In most cases, the amount paid is taxable for both the payor and the recipient, and can be deducted from one’s income. However, child support is not deductible. In the U.S., alimony payments are taxed...
Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

When can my child decide which parent to live in? is a common question asked by divorcing parents. The answer depends on the situation. If the parents disagree, it can lead to a domestic court hearing and a decision on which parent the child lives with. Even if your child...
Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

One of the most common questions about child support is “Can a father refuse to pay?” The answer to that question depends on whether the father has earned income. Generally speaking, if a father has no income, he will be required to pay a minimum of $25 per month. Those...
Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Do you pay child support if custody is split 50/50? This question may seem difficult to answer, but it is actually very simple. Simply put, no. Child support is calculated based on a formula, not on the amount of time you have with your children. When calculating the amount you...
Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If you are considering a contested divorce, you must consider your chances of winning. Many times, the outcome of a divorce is a complex issue, and neither party is happy with the outcome. But, there are ways to win a contested divorce and minimize the damage to your relationship with...
Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If you’re wondering how to file for a same-sex divorce, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll explain the process, the different types of documents required, and what to expect during the filing process. We’ll also touch on the reasons why a divorce may be filed in...
Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

If your spouse won’t respond to a divorce petition, you can file for an uncontested divorce. This is the cheapest option, and will only cost you $300 to begin. You can also file for an uncontested divorce online. You will pay between $150 and $1,500, depending on your needs. Before...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

While full disclosure may not always be in your best interests, it is important, to tell the truth to your divorce lawyer when you are discussing your case. You may feel the need for privacy when it comes to your divorce but it could make your case complicated if your...
Divorce Law
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Where Do I Find a Child Support Attorney? Looking for a child support attorney in New York City? Fortunately, there are many legal representatives that are dedicated to helping parents receive child support payments. There are a variety of ways to locate the right lawyer for your case. Here are...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Getting divorced is a perplexing and often convoluted process. Ultimately, no one wants to have a painful and drawn-out divorce. You want to cause as little tension for yourself, your children, and your spouse as possible. But that’s not always the case. There are many factors involved with getting divorced,...
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By Liz B. Gatsby

Many divorce lawyers see or hear of clients seeking a specific gender for their attorney when they’re filing for divorce. They feel that having either male or female attorneys will improve the chances of success in court. In some cases, male clients hire female lawyers because they can make them...